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Katrina Russell

Author's Purpose

Grades: 4th Grade, 3rd Grade
Subjects: Multilingual Learners

Student Instructions

1. Choose add 2. Listen to the video link about author's purpose in terms of PIE 2. Use the move tool to locate the label matching persuade, inform or entertain to the correct piece of text. 3. Use the rec tool to explain one clue for each type of text that helps you know for sure the author's purpose- try to think about these questions when you answer Did the author try to make me laugh or tell me a story? (Entertain) Did the author give me facts or try to teach me something? (Inform) Did the author try to convince me or get me to change my opinion? (Persuade)